IWU offers one of the very few Pre-Art Therapy undergraduate programs in the entire United States. In this program you will get some of the very best of both our Fine Art program and our Psychology program. This will give you both practical and theoretical foundations for any art therapy grad school in the nation, and for a meaningful practice of your own.

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Douglas Daugherty; MA, PsyD Professor; Addictions Counseling doug.daugherty@indwes.edu Department - Addictions Studies - CAS Division - Behavioral Science


Dr. Douglas Daugherty is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor of Addictions and Psychology at Indiana Wesleyan University. He earned his doctorate from Indiana State University. He has published in the area of recidivism and substance abuse, while serving as an evaluator for several problem-solving courts.  Doug is also the founder of Grace House for Recovery, a Christian recovery home in Marion, Indiana. He and his wife, Becca, have four young adult children.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., 1983, Franklin College
  • M.A., 1987, Ball State University
  • Psy.D., 1996, Indiana State University


  • Substance Abuse Treatment, Recovery, and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Problem-Solving Courts
  • Program Evaluation
  • Positive Psychology and Spiritual Formation
  • Ecological Momentary Intervention (EMI)

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